GO
GoAutoLogo
MENU

Make / Model Search

New models - Holden - Barina

First look: Barina's costly update

New year arrival: The Holden Barina SXi, priced at $16,990, arrives in late January.

Holden updates its Barina range - but at a price

17 Jan 2003

HOLDEN has updated the popular Barina model range, with the SXi replacing the three-door, while the five-door will be known as the CD. The hot hatch SRi retains its current name.

While all three cars get added equipment, there is a hefty price rise.

The SXi is $16,990 (plus $1400), the CD $18,990 (plus $1400) and the SRi $23,490 (plus $1200). Add $2000 for automatic transmissions and $1880 for air-conditioning.

The push up in price of Barina helps explain the rejigging of the Astra small car range, which now does not have a model below $20,000. See our separate New Models story for more on the Astra changes.

Included in the equipment update are larger wheel and tyre combinations across the range, with all models getting alloy wheels.

SXi gets 15-inch, seven-spoke alloy wheels, a choice of interior fabric trims with colour-keyed seatbelts, leather-wrapped steering wheel, black instrument dials surrounded by silver rims, satin chrome highlights on the doorhandles, manual transmission gearshift lever and centre console surround. Front power windows are standard.

The Barina CD's new features include front foglights, larger 15-inch, seven-spoke alloy wheels and body-colour door mirrors.

Standard features now include front power windows and heated power exterior mirrors, three headrests across the rear, leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome highlights on the doorhandles and park brake. There's also a new-design charcoal interior trim treatment.

Both SXi and CD continue to be powered by the familiar 66kW 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine.

The SRi, which continues to use a 92kW 1.8 engine, gets bigger, 16-inch five-spoke alloy wheels with red brake callipers.

New features include an alloy pedal cluster, dark charcoal trim, colour-keyed seatbelts and front power windows.

The SXi arrives late January, the CD February and the SRi in March.

The Barina finished second in the VFACTS light car category in 2002, behind the Hyundai Accent.

The Road to Recovery podcast series


GoAuto can help you buy a new Barina

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires

Agreement

This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
close
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Holden models

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here